1817-   Frederick Douglas was born into slavery.

1838-   Escaped from slavery and married Anna Murray.

1841-   He addressed a convention of the Massachusetts
               Anti-Slavery Society.

1845-   The Baltimore American, of March 17, 1845, relates a similar case of atrocity, perpetrated with similar impunity--as fol-lows:--""Shooting a slave."

1855-1881-   his other autobiographical works are "MY BONDAGE AND MY FREEDOM and  LIFE AND TIMES OF FREDERICK DOUGLAS, published in 1855 and 1881.

1895-    Frederick Douglas died in Washington.